How-to

  1. How-To / Maintenance

    Boat propellers: choose the right one

    Alex Smith
    Aug 18, 2016

    Nothing in the world is at once more complex and more simplistic than picking a propeller. Alex Smith explains the basics. …Read More

  2. How-To / Maintenance

    How to fit and service through-hull fittings

    Ed Sherman
    Aug 8, 2016

    Choosing through-hull fittings of the highest standard and fitting them securely, is essential for peace of mind when out on the water. …Read More

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  4. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Buy a boat: first-time buyers' guide

    Rupert Holmes
    Jul 20, 2016

    So you want to buy a boat? Exactly how should you proceed? This guide tells you all you need to know. …Read More

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  7. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Sell my boat: the ultimate boat selling guide

    Rupert Holmes
    Jun 20, 2016

    Everything you need to know about selling your boat. This boat selling guide provides step-by-step information to sell your used boat. …Read More

  8. How-To

    How to choose the right windlass

    Ed Sherman
    Jun 14, 2016

    Installing a windlass can be a demanding, technical task, but choosing the right windlass in the first place will make the job easier. Ed Sherman reports. …Read More

  9. How-To / Maintenance

    How to clean your outboard engine

    Lenny Rudow
    Jun 9, 2016

    Taking the time to clean your outboard engine and keep it looking shiny will make you proud of your boat, while increasing resale value. …Read More

  10. How-To / Buying & Selling

    How to negotiate boat prices

    Rupert Holmes
    Jun 8, 2016

    It should be possible to make your buyer feel like he's got a bargain without dropping below your minimum price, says Rupert Holmes. …Read More

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  12. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Boat valuations: how to price a boat for sale

    Rupert Holmes
    May 29, 2016

    Make a correct call on your boat valuation and you will save time selling your boat. …Read More

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  14. How-To / Buying & Selling

    4 of the biggest boat buying blunders

    Gary Reich
    May 24, 2016

    Concentrate on avoiding these four common boat buying blunders and choosing your new boat will be much, much easier. …Read More

  15. How-To / Seamanship

    Safe sailing: how to avoid hazardous waters

    Rupert Holmes
    May 16, 2016

    To master the art of safe sailing, you need a sturdy boat and an in-depth knowledge of man-made and natural forces at sea. …Read More

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